An opportunity for youth to visit Goa

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Indian High Commission

Wellington, July 10, 2017

The Tenth ‘Know Goa Programme 2017’ is scheduled to be held from November 30 to December 14, 2017.

It is intended for students and young professionals in the age group of 18 to 28 years who have distinguished themselves in various fields and who have shown an abiding interest in Goa and in India.

The participants will get an opportunity to visit premier educational, cultural, historical and industrial places of interest, besides interacting with local youth and elected representatives at the grass root level, and meet State and Central Government dignitaries.

Meeting Dignitaries

During their stay in Goa, they will also get an opportunity to call on the Governor of Goa, Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister, Speaker of the Goa Legislative Assembly, Minister for NRI Affairs and the Commissioner for NRI Affairs.

The participants will be escorted to Delhi on December 10, 2017.

Heritage sites and Monuments

The Programme in Delhi will be chalked out in consultation with the Ministry of External Affairs and will conclude with visit to World Heritage Monuments at Agra on December 13, 2017 before the participants depart to their respective countries on December 13 (late night) or December 14, 2017.

The Government of Goa will bear 90% of the total cost of the air ticket at lowest economy excursion fare from the home country of the participant to India and back as well as cost of all local travel and accommodation with meals. The terms and conditions and the eligibility criteria is attached.

Interested persons are requested to approach the High Commission of India by email hc.wellington on an urgent basis to obtain the requisite application form.

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